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December 14, 2010 | eNews 28, human rights, Mahnaz Afkhami, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
After ten successful years as executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Thoraya Ahmed Obaid will leave that post January 1 and become Chair of WLP's Board of Directors. As the first Saudi Arabian woman to head any UN agency and a longtime crusader for women's rights and political empowerment, Dr. Obaid is no stranger to WLP's goals and approaches. We asked her a few questions about her new position.
December 13, 2010 | Americas, CEPIA, Dilma Rousseff, eNews 28, Jacqueline Pitanguy, Mahnaz Afkhami, Michelle Bachelet, UN Women, Brazil
On January 1, 2011 Jacqueline Pitanguy retires after four years as Chair of WLP's Board of Directors. A sociologist and political scientist and native of Brazil, she will remain a WLP board member as she focuses on the non-governmental organization she founded in Rio de Janeiro in 1990, CEPIA (Cidadania, Estudo, Pesquisa, Informaco e Acao – Citizenship, Studies, Oversight, Information and Action). CEPIA promotes human and citizenship rights on health, sexual and reproductive rights, violence, poverty, employment and access to justice.
December 1, 2010 | Africa, eNews 28, Family Law Reform, Soulaliyates, Women of Collective Lands, Morocco
On November 12th, 2010, Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM) and Women Forum for Alternatives Morocco (FMAS) issued the statement: Soulaliyates, a step forward.... Prior to releasing the statement, ADFM had learned of the existence of a Ministry of Interior document that recognizes, henceforth, the right of women to enjoy compensation for collective lands transfers throughout Morocco on an equal footing with men. Convinced of the credibility of its sources, ADFM decided to produce the press release and called a press conference to raise public awareness on campaign developments, but also as a measure of pressure on the authorities to prevent any decline in this momentum.
November 11, 2010 | Middle East, eNews 27, ICT for Social Change, Young & Emerging Leaders, Jordan
Asma Khader surrounded by participants at Youth Tech Festival II In 2009, WLP’s First Annual Youth Tech Festival brought 110 young men and women from all over Jordan to Amman to acquire hands-on skills in using emerging technologies to advocate for social change. The nine-woman technology training team coached the young adults in creating their own engines of social change.Worldwide, young people are using YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, website creation and blogging to connect and talk about the world they want to see and will have to live in.
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